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Danish Green Card

How to apply for Danish Green Card in Denmark?

Danish Green Card allows you to get a residence permit to look for work or perform any work in Denmark. The work permit and residency in Denmark under the Green Card Scheme is granted to a candidate based on his/her score in the point-based evaluation system.

There is no separate work permit required if you have been allocated a residence permit under the Green Card scheme. You can live and work in Denmark with a residence permit under the Green Card Scheme; however, no self-employed business is allowed under this scheme.

What are the selection criteria under the Green Card Scheme?

Education Level Points
Bachelor’s degree/Graduated from medium-length education 30
Bachelor’s degree followed by one-year Master’s degree 50
Master’s degree 60
PhD 80
Bonus points if your University falls under world’s top universities
Top 400 10
Top 200 15
Top 100 20
Language Skills
Danish level 1 5
Danish level 2 10
IELTS 5.0-6.0 Band or Danish level 3 20
IELTS 6.5 Band or Studies Danish as second language for 1 year of study or work. 40
Completion of 1 year of study in higher education program in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland 5
Completion of 3-5 year of study in higher education program in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland 10
Professional Experience in EU/EEA/Switzerland Points
1 year (12 consecutive months) legal residence and work in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland. 5
2 year (24 consecutive months) legal residence and work in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland. 10
Danish Language skills in education as Level 2 5


As discussed above, the Danish Green Card issuance is based on the point-based immigration system. Hence, you need to score at least 100 points aggregate based on your key profile details, i.e., Language Skills, Work Experience, Education, Adaptability, and Age, to become eligible to be selected for Danish Green Card.

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If you have any doubts to calculate points you can ask here


What are the key benefits of the Green Card Scheme?

  • You are allowed free movement across all the countries of the Schengen Area without a visa.
  • You can make an application for permanent residency (PR) if in case you fulfil certain conditions.
  • Your family members accompanying you can also live, work and study fulltime in Denmark once you are settled.

What is the duration of the Danish Green Card?

Danish Green Card is valid for up to 18 months, and you can extend it.

What are the job opportunities in Denmark?

Well, your employment in Denmark will rely on two key aspects. First of all, you need to explore the Denmark Immigration Positive list to determine whether your profile is in demand or not here. Secondly, the authorities will check whether your profile is relevant to take high-profile jobs in Denmark. The Danish language skills can certainly boost your chances of getting selected in the scheme. The Danish Green Card provides you with a residence permit to find or do a job in Denmark. However, it is entirely your responsibility to search for a job in Denmark and get employed.

What are the keys to success for achieving a Danish Green Card Visa?

  • Score a minimum of 100 points in the point system of the Danish Green Card scheme
  • Master’s degree or higher
  • IELTS 6.5 Band or Studies Danish as a second language for 1 year of study or work.
  • Occupation in Denmark Immigration positive list
  • Coordinate with Bonafide Immigration Consultant to get prepared for Denmark immigration

How to apply for a Green Card Visa?

You need to go through the multifaceted process to apply for and receive the Danish Green Card Visa. Once you are thorough with all the procedural guidelines and requisite parameters, you can apply online, generating a Case Order ID. However, it is advised that you coordinate with the Danish immigration expert at Visas Avenue to get your file best prepare for the scheme.

To start the proceedings, you can first fill the free assessment form to confirm your Danish Green Card’s eligibility. The expert will call you after a thorough assessment of your profile and with a comprehensive plan as to how you can secure your Danish Green Card Visa.

For any further query or consultation in this regard, you can directly call the Danish Visa and Immigration Expert at 011-48447777/ 080-46668222/ 040-42467777 or can drop a mail at


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